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André Helfenstein

CEO Swiss Universal Bank and CEO Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG

 André Helfenstein

Born 1967 – Swiss and British citizen
Member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group AG since 2020

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Professional history

2007-Present Credit Suisse
 
  • CEO Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG (2020–present)
  • CEO Swiss Universal Bank (2020–present)
  • Head Institutional Clients, Swiss Universal Bank (2017–2020)
  • Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG, member of the executive board (2016–present)
  • Swiss Universal Bank, member of the management committee (2015–present)
  • Head Corporate & Institutional Clients, Swiss Universal Bank (2015–2017)
  • Private & Wealth Management organization in Switzerland: Head Private Banking Clients, Region Zurich and Region Head Zurich (2013–2015)
  • Private & Wealth Management organization in Switzerland: Head Private Clients, Region Zurich (2010–2013)
  • Head Products, Sales & Pricing, Private Banking (2007–2010)
1996-2007
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) (1996-1997 & 2003-2007 in Zurich / 1998-2003 in New York)
 
  • Partner & Managing Director (2005–2007)
  • Consultant (1996-2005)
1993–1995 STB Unternehmensentwicklungen AG (VZ VermögensZentrum AG)
 
  • Associate

Education

1992
Master Degree in Business, University of St. Gallen
1990
Certificate in Psychology/Sociology, Université de la Sorbonne

Other activities and functions

  • Pension Fund CS Group (Schweiz), foundation board member
  • Pension Fund 2 CS Group (Schweiz), foundation board member
  • Credit Suisse Foundation, foundation board member
  • FINMA Private Banking Panel, member
  • SIX Group AG, board and risk committee member
  • Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation, foundation board member
  • Europa Forum Luzern, steering committee member
  • University of St. Gallen – Center for Financial Services Innovation, advisory board member
  • Venture Incubator AG, board vice chairman
  • Foundation Bessamin, foundation board member